NRPA is dedicated to providing learning opportunities to advance the development of best practices and resources that make parks and recreation indispensable elements of American communities. Find out more by clicking here.
The Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification program provides the most comprehensive training on playground safety standards and the credentials to inspect playgrounds for safety compliance.
3–5 Bellevue, Washington
4–6 Ontario, California
11–13 Bismarck, North Dakota
12–14 Merriam, Kansas
12–14 St. Louis Park, Minnesota
18–20 Milford, Delaware
24–26 Phoenix, Arizona
25–27 St. Charles, Missouri
26–28 LaGrange, Kentucky
1–3 Rocky Hill, Connecticut
2–4 Newport News, Virginia
The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification is a state-of-the-art certification for pool operators and aquatic facility managers.
4–5 Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
10–11 De Pere, Wisconsin
10–11 Gainesville, Florida
13–14 Clearwater, Florida
19–20 Waldorf, Maryland
20–21 Georgetown, Kentucky
24–25 Media, Pennsylvania
27–28 Lawrence, Kansas
27–28 Orlando, Florida
27–28 Westerville, Ohio
3–5 Fruita, Colorado
16–17 Glendale, Heights, Illinois
24–25 Denver, Colorado
24–25 Key West, Florida
29–30 Phoenix, Arizona
Online Learning is a cost-effective and flexible way to educate staff, provide training and earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) without leaving the comfort of your home or office. Visit NRPA’s Online Learning Center and choose from one of our many courses.
CPRP Practice Exam
Member: $75 Nonmember: $94
Prepare yourself for the CPRP Certification exam by taking the CPRP Practice exam. The practice exam includes 75 questions that are comparable in design to the CPRP certification exam.
Communicating in a Time of Crisis
Developed in partnership with the American Camp Association, this course provides youth leaders, including camp counselors and after-school program staff, with the information they need to respond in a safe, appropriate manner to unexpected events and crises. CEUs: 0.1
NRPA Conferences and Schools are forums where the park and recreation community comes together to exchange ideas and information. Register now for these upcoming events.
Revenue Development & Management School: March 9–14, 2014
NRPA Green School: March 23–27, 2014
NRPA Legislative Forum on Parks and Recreation: March 25–26, 2014
NRPA Directors School: August 23–29, 2014
NGF Municipal Golf Institute: September 2–5, 2014
NRPA Congress & Exposition: October 14–16, 2014